If you’ve heard that dental implants look great as an option for tooth replacement, you heard right. But there’s also the benefit of a tremendous smile for more years – as in living longer! Tooth loss opens the door to an array of health problems. That’s why it’s important to decide on a tooth replacement method and act as soon as possible. Keep reading to learn from your implant dentist in Wethersfield how your life expectancy with dental implants can elevate, plus they’ll ensure you look great as you enjoy the ride.(more…)
Dolan Dental Blog
February 4, 2022
December 2, 2021
You’ve reached a point in your life where you finally have the funds and time to straighten your teeth at last. You love how discreet and effective Invisalign is, but you’re wondering, “am I too old for Invisalign?” The truth is, Invisalign is not designed just for young people. Here are a few reasons why there is no such thing as being too old for Invisalign!(more…)
October 27, 2021
When you think about the dental office and the application of fluoride, most people believe it is something just for adolescents. Usually, the styrofoam trays are the first things that come to mind; along with memories of sitting in the dental chair for about 5 minutes, wanting nothing more than to remove the trays and RUN! And don’t get us started on the restrictions with eating and drinking afterward. Well, Dolan Dental has good news, about the new-age fluoride varnish, designed for EVERYONE!(more…)
October 12, 2021
As the most permanent method of tooth replacement, dental implants allow patients to eat, speak, and smile with more confidence than similar procedures. If you’re tired of wearing dentures, missing teeth, or about to lose a tooth and considering switching to dental implants, you may be wondering what they feel like in your mouth. To help you decide if they’re right for you, here’s some information on what you can expect and some of the benefits of dental implants in Wethersfield.(more…)
August 10, 2021
Dental implants have revolutionized dentistry because they are unlike any other treatment for tooth loss. A dental implant recreates the entire structure, including the root. This has made it the most reliable option to replace a lost tooth with over a 95% success rate. Although dental implant failure is rare, certain factors can increase your risk of complications, like smoking. If you can’t kick the habit, here’s what you need to know about smoking and dental implants to safeguard your investment.
June 17, 2021
Often, people want to know the cost first before deciding to move forward with dental work. However, it can be challenging to find an exact price online for specific treatments.
Dental implant restoration is one procedure with several estimates that vary widely. If you’ve been considering this treatment, you may have reached this conclusion yourself as it’s almost impossible to find one answer. There are many factors at play with this tooth-replacement option that affects its affordability. Read on to learn which variables influence the cost of dental implants.(more…)
May 6, 2021
If you have experienced issues with your gum health, you may have heard the term ‘Arestin’, an antibiotic treatment recommended by your hygienist or dentist. So what is Arestin & how can it help you? Every year when you visit Dolan Dental, our hygiene team gathers metrics to assess your gum health or periodontal status. Your dental hygienist and dentist gauge your periodontal status by measuring the pocket depth of gum tissue surrounding each tooth and reviewing dental x-rays. This is also known as “probing.” Why Does My Hygienist Poke Me?!!!(more…)
May 5, 2021
3…2…3…4…bleeding….every adult patient has experienced this monodrone exchange between their hygienist and assistant every year at their hygiene appointment, but what are they doing?!!! What does it all mean? Is a high score good?(more…)
April 2, 2021
If you are researching different ways to restore your smile, you probably want to know more about dental implant cost. Because there are so many factors at play, the best way to get an accurate cost estimate is to schedule an initial consultation with your dentist. In the meantime, however, you can read below about some of the key factors that may influence the cost of your dental implants.(more…)
January 31, 2021
Full-Arch implants in Wethersfield are an excellent solution to treat significant tooth loss in the upper or lower jaw. You won’t need a dental implant to replace each tooth. Instead, your denture is attached to only a few implant posts. You’ll enjoy unmatched stability while benefiting from a treatment that has over a 95% success rate with the right aftercare. You can protect your investment and ensure your new smile lasts by caring for your Full-Arch implants every day using a few simple tips.